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Show Society Grants Announced

Show Society Grants Announced

The Show Societies Grants Program provides financial support for operating costs associated with conducting annual agricultural shows, and costs towards the construction and maintenance of showground assets.

Blackbutt Bazaar Cancelled

Blackbutt Bazaar Cancelled

COVID-19 smashed plans for the Blackbutt Avocado Festival and has now put an end to the “Top Of The Blackbutt Range Bazaar” which was to have run in its place.

Bazaar Bid To Beat COVID

Bazaar Bid To Beat COVID

COVID-19 smashed plans for this year’s Blackbutt Avocado Festival but organisers have now come up with a “bazaar” plan in its place.

Long-Lost Medals Return Home

Long-Lost Medals Return Home

Vietnam veteran Athol Millar, from Blackbutt, could hardly believe it when he was told his service medals had been found after being missing for 36 years.

Standpipe Price Rise Stays

Standpipe Price Rise Stays

South Burnett Regional Council has doubled down on its decision to raise the cost of standpipe water by almost 150 per cent, despite community outrage from some affected consumers.

Water Study Highlights Blackbutt

Water Study Highlights Blackbutt

High security agricultural water for Blackbutt is one of five irrigation projects which has been identified as a top priority by the Queensland Farmers Federation (QFF).

Mitch Just Misses National Title

Mitch Just Misses National Title

Blackbutt axeman Mitch Argent just missed out on another national title when he came third in the prestigious Stihl Timbersports 2020 Australian Trophy competition at the weekend.

Fallen Trees Caused Blackouts

Fallen Trees Caused Blackouts

Blackouts in the Blackbutt and Benarkin areas at the weekend were caused by trees coming down on powerlines, an Ergon Energy spokesperson confirmed on Monday.

A Big Win Worth Remembering

A Big Win Worth Remembering

Memories of past glories were shared in Blackbutt on Saturday when veterans of the winning 1973 South Burnett Rugby League grand final team gathered for a special reunion.

Branch Celebrates 10th Birthday

Branch Celebrates 10th Birthday

Bendigo Bank’s Blackbutt community branch celebrated its 10th birthday on Friday morning, but the organisation made sure it was the local community which received the present.

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